pioneer and Labour peer Professor Lord Robert Winston
visited Leeds last week to talk about genetic science
at the student biochemistry society's annual lecture.
a packed conference auditorium, he stressed that genetic
modification surrounds us, products including tea and
cut flowers have been subject to years of controlled farming.
He went on to endorse the use of genetic diagnosis to
select embryos, giving examples from his own patients
to highlight its benefits.
on history and looking to the future of genetic science,
Professor Lord Winston suggested that scentists continue
to be 'influenced by their preconceptions' and warned
the audience of determining ethics based on possibly flawed
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